JBJS to Launch New Reviews Site on HighWire Platform

NEEDHAM, Mass. & STANFORD, Calif., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc, is pleased to announce a renewed partnership with Stanford University's HighWire Press, as host to the new monthly JBJS Reviews online journal, launching this autumn.

"We are looking forward to working with the team at HighWire on this exciting new project," said Kent Anderson, CEO and Publisher of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). "The flexible interfaces and advertising potential of the Drupal framework on HighWire's Open Platform are exactly what we were seeking for this innovative new journal."

As a continuously published online journal, JBJS Reviews will provide orthopedic surgeons around the world with valuable perspectives on surgical practice and the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disease. This new journal showcases the highest-quality evidence and compelling clinical information from the most experienced experts, and will include integrated Continuing Medical Education (CME). It will be designed in an easy-to-read online format optimized for mobile use.

"We are pleased to be teaming up with Kent and JBJS on the launch of the new JBJS Reviews," said Tom Rump, Managing Director of HighWire. "Providing the technology to connect surgeons with the perspective and advances in their field is a logical extension of the HighWire Open Platform. Drupal with enhanced responsive design provides users an optimized experience regardless of where or how they choose to access the content."

About JBJS

JBJS, Inc., is a not-for-profit publisher specializing in orthopaedic information. It publishes the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, which has been the most valued source of information for orthopaedic surgeons and researchers for over 100 years and is the gold standard in peer-reviewed scientific information in the field -- a core journal and essential reading for orthopaedic surgeons worldwide. Other publications include JBJS Case Connector and JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques.

About HighWire  

At the forefront of strategic scholarly publishing, HighWire Press provides the latest in digital content development and hosting solutions to the scholarly community through its ground-breaking HighWire Open Platform. A division of the Stanford University Libraries, HighWire partners with influential societies, university presses, and other independent publishers, sharing ideas and innovations in publishing, and producing definitive online versions of high-impact, peer-reviewed journals, books, reference works, and other scholarly content. Since its inception in 1995, HighWire has embodied a commitment to helping publishers disseminate their content to the widest possible audience, provided superior innovation, integration and insights to advance and facilitate the research communication process from within the scholarly community to meet the ever-changing needs of today's online and mobile readers.  highwire.stanford.edu  Twitter: @highwirepress 

SOURCE The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc.




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